Sports

Middle School Dance Club

Edina Public Schools recently added the Middle School Dance Club to its already robust Community Education programs. Its inaugural season wrapped up in January, with a performance at the Edina Dance Team Invitational.

stretching at gym

For many, ringing in the new year means getting rid of old lifestyle habits. Following the bountiful holiday season, a time when channeling your healthiest self can be tough, many new diet fads and fitness regimens can seem daunting.

Jenny Taft

For most of us, we’re lucky if we are able to pursue a passion in our lifetime.

A year ago, Edina High School student Will Hanson never saw himself winning State for long jump in track and field. “I had no idea going into the season that I would have this much success,” Will says.

Stephanie Tennessen, the Burpee Queen

Edina resident Stephanie Tennessen broke the Guinness World Record for the most chest-to-floor burpees in 60 minutes last September.

Woman holding fish caught while ice fishing

With a motto that aptly states, “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” well, we all know just how important those glistening and gleaming bodies of water are to us in the bold north. We swim in them, we boat on them, we picnic around them, we catch fish in them.

Woman using exercise equipment

Leading up to 2021, I knew I needed to move more. I’m good at getting out for walks and a few sets of tennis in the summer months. In winter, my go-to is a few miles on a treadmill while watching television.

Edina High School head football coach Jason Potts

New Edina head football coach Jason Potts motivates his players through passion and determination.

Girls at the first ever Edina Girls Sports Summit

Celebrating emerging athletes, the Edina Girls Sports Summit was held at Life Time Sport in Eden Prairie last September as a way to inspire over 130 young girls to stay in sports and develop their leadership skills.

Local middle schoolers were recognized by the Edina Community Foundation’s Bold New Idea initiative earlier this year.

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